Ep 221 // Julie Kliegman on Trans Athlete Bans / ‘False Positive’

Premiere DateJul 2, 2021
00:00 Intro
01:12 Julie Kliegman on Trans Athlete Bans (interview by Joe Virgillito)
22:20 1st Person: Ben // Saving Someone From Suicide
26:45 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘False Positive’
27:50 Movie Chat: Jacqueline Soller + J. McVay [SPOILER ALERT]
48:15 "trust (a whisper)" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) Gracie and Rachel
53:02 "Forever Now" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) Talay
56:30 Outro/credits
57:14 Finish.

Associate producer Joe Virgillito speaks with Julie Kliegman, Copy Chief for Sports Illustrated, about trans athlete bans going into effect in states across the country, the invasiveness of these laws, and how this issue has become a culture war cudgel. You can follow her on Twitter @jmkliegman and you can find her writing on this topic in a thread on that account.

Later in the episode, J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss the new film, ‘False Positive,’ directed by John Lee and starring Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux, and Pierce Brosnan – distributed by A24 and available to stream on Hulu.

Plus live performances from Gracie and Rachel and Talay, both recorded exclusively for BTRtoday.

Episode Credits:

  • Producer/Host: J. McVay
  • Associate Producer: Joe Virgillito
  • Contributors on Movies: Jacqueline Soller
  • Composer/Editor: Hansdale Hsu
Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…
Reg. Contributors Jacqueline Soller Joe Virgillito